Camping Recipes

Gear up for your trip with these easy camping recipes and tips. Whether you’re cooking with a Dutch oven, camp stove or right over an open fire, we’ve got you covered.

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Watermelon Cupcakes

1 review

My granddaughter and I bake together each week. She was inspired by her mommy's flavored syrups, so we came up with these watermelon cupcakes. If you are not going to pipe the frosting, you can reduce the amount of frosting by half. —Elizabeth Bramkamp, Gig Harbor, Washington

No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bars

These peanut butter energy bars are made with natural ingredients, and there's no baking required! You can substitute sunflower seeds...


Campfire Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

We make these fun cakes while camping or in the backyard around a fire. They're yummy for kids and adults...


Sourdough Bread Bowl Sandwich

I created this recipe for when my husband and I go to the lake. I don’t like to spend a...


Campfire Cookies

The start of cold weather here in Colorado means bonfire season. What better way to celebrate than with these campfire...

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Parmesan-Ranch Snack Mix

11 reviews

This is a quick and delicious snack, especially for kids No one that I’ve made this for can have just...

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Bananas Foster on the Grill

Bananas Foster is my husband's favorite dessert, and this is one of the easiest recipes I've ever found. Not only...


Root Beer Float Cake

39 reviews

I add root beer to both the cake batter and fluffy frosting of this summery dessert to get that...


Courtside Caramel Corn

31 reviews

My guests say they can't stop eating my caramel corn! For our basketball party I fix enough to fill a...


Chewy Snack Squares

2 reviews

These chewy bars are a nice change of pace from the usual marshmallow cereal bars. Adding peanuts and coconut makes...

Campfire Casseroles

1 review

Because they make individual portions, you can tailor these chicken and vegetable "casseroles" to suit everyone's tastes. They're great when...


Cinnamon Brownie Bars

1 review

No frosting is needed on top of these chewy, fudge-like brownies. This nice, basic bar has a burst of cinnamon...


Cookie Dough Brownies

53 reviews

When I take these rich brownies to any get-together, I carry the recipe, too, because it always gets requested. Children...


Reuben Pudgy Pie

1 review

Our favorite pudgy pie is the Reuben: corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese! We always use buttered bread. —Taste of...


Root Beer Cookies

7 reviews

When it's too difficult to take along root beer floats on a picnic, take these cookies instead! I've found the...

Campfire Cinnamon Twists

Cinnamon rolls get the toasty treatment when wrapped around skewers and warmed over a fire. Brush with butter, then sprinkle...


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Grilled Burgers

8 reviews

Sour cream makes these grilled hamburgers delightfully moist, and thyme and black pepper give them zip. These sandwiches are a...


Chewy Granola Bars

51 reviews

For a satisfying snack that's both soft and crispy, try this recipe. These bars are a tempting, nutritious treat.—Virgina M...


Strawberry Granola Squares

1 review

Most of the ingredients in these delicious squares can be found in your pantry.

May freeze.


Marshmallow Fruit Kabobs

1 review

Claudia Ruis knows a way to slip more fruit into your family's diet. "Both kids and adults love these fun...


S’mOreos

2 reviews

My son introduced us to this twist on classic s'mores when we were camping. Have a jar of Nutella around?...


Pot of S’mores

18 reviews

Mom’s easy Dutch-oven version of the popular campout treat is so good and gooey. The hardest part is waiting for...


Maple Crunch Popcorn

2 reviews

For a snack that's sure to bring smiles, try this medley of popcorn and pecans covered in a sweet and...

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Sunflower Cookies

2 reviews

These cookies are a tradition in my Kansas hometown. Sometimes I add chopped nuts, raisins or dates.


Banana Boats

20 reviews

This banana boat recipe, given to me years ago by a good friend, is a favorite with my family when...


Breakfast Skewers

These kabobs are fun, different and delicious, plus they go well with any egg dish. —Bobi Raab, St. Paul, Minnesota


Chip ‘n’ Dip Burgers

2 reviews

French onion dip and potato chips top these special hamburgers. They're so delicious, no other toppings are needed!


Graham Cracker Brownies

6 reviews

"I enjoy making these brownies for last minute bake sales and family gathering alike," shares Cathy Guffey of Towanda, Pennsylvania....


Hot Quick Banana Boats

8 reviews

These delicious, warm bananas are great on camp-outs or in the backyard. You can eat them right out of the...